Canada wins mixed curling gold at world championship | CBC Sports

Canada has captured gold at the world mixed curling championship.

Jean-Michel Menard of Gatineau, Que., led the Canadians to a 7-4 victory over host Scotland at the Curl Aberdeen facility on Saturday.

The victory from Menard and teammates Marie-France Larouche, Ian Belleau and Annie Lemay came hours after they defeated Switzerland 9-4 in the semifinals.

The Scots edged Sweden 6-5 in the semis to clinch their berth in the final.

Switzerland captured bronze with a 6-4 win over Sweden.

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